Good morning Okanagan! Let’s get your Friday started!
Fun Fact: The Ténéré tree was the most isolated tree in the world. Located in the Sahara desert, there was nothing for 150 kilometres around it.
In 1973, a drunk driver ran into the tree and died. He also knocked over the tree.
On this day
In 1891, John Abbott becomes the third Prime Minister of Canada.
In 1903, Ford Motors incorporates.
In 1971, ‘Grease’ is released in theatres.
In 1980, ‘The Blues Brothers’ is released in theatres.
In 1995, Salt Lake City, Utah is awarded the 2002 Winter Olympics.
In 2010, hockey hall of famer Cam Neely is named President of the Boston Bruins.
Today is Fresh Veggies Day, National Fudge Day, World Sea Turtle Day, and National Career Nurse Assistants Day.
Weather forecast from Environment Canada
In Salmon Arm
In case you missed it
This kid broke the world record by completing a Rubik’s Cube in just over three seconds…
BREAKING: The Rubik’s cube world record has been broken at 3.13 seconds 🎉🤯 pic.twitter.com/nRsvWTuAIm— Daily Loud (@DailyLoud) June 14, 2023
If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with rapper Tupac (would’ve been 52), actor John Cho (51), actress Laurie Metcalf (68), Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu (23), and golfer Phil Mickelson (53).
Have a great weekend everyone!